LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers introduced three bills Wednesday that would ban discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents, but even supporters noted they face a tough fight in gaining approval for the proposals.
Nepal has formally adopted a much anticipated and long-delayed constitution that took more than seven years to complete following a decade of political infighting.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites paraded through Nepal’s capital Sunday to demand that rights for sexual minorities be included in the country’s new constitution that is being finalized.
A bill has been introduced in the Idaho Senate that seeks to ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
The United Nations Postal Administration on Thursday released six new postage stamps promoting equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
(WB) The last few weeks have been busy for LGBTI activists in Northern Ireland.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A northwest Arkansas city is getting a second shot at banning discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, as voters weigh whether to challenge a new state law aimed at banning such local protections.
PARIS (AP) - The head of Europe's leading human rights body is praising Conchita Wurst's Eurovision victory as a positive sign that freedom of expression is thriving, and that Europeans are "allowed to shock."
At least two Indianapolis-based officials and two organizations are calling upon state lawmakers to establish a hate crime law.
CLEVELAND (AP) – An Ohio lawmaker and her longtime partner are finally getting married after waiting 21 years.
Damn, it’s an astounding and incongruous world on the issue of human rights for the international LGBT community.
The National View: For all the gains nationally, the Democrats are likely to lose a seat in the U.S. Senate from Florida. They have no one but themselves to blame. This is the year a woman or Hispanic could have eclipsed Rick Scott and won the Senate seat for Democrats.
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Kissimmee – All five Osceola County Commissioners are in agreement that it should be illegal for businesses to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Gov. Mike Pence is hinting he may finally reveal during his State of the State speech his thoughts on adding LGBT civil rights protections into Indiana law.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says that he will soon reveal publicly where he stands in the ongoing debate over whether LGBT civil rights protections should be added to state law.
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Governor Mike Pence isn't saying whether he would have signed the state Senate's failed proposal for extending anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and bisexual people.
WASHINGTON - Mirroring a shift in society, the Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system.
WASHINGTON — The pope of the poor arrived for his first-ever visit to the world's wealthiest superpower Tuesday denying he is a leftist and riding in a frugal little family car, windows rolled down.
One of my perennial complaints about LGBT film festivals is they seem to feature an endless array of coming out stories, mostly film school projects by young, gay filmmakers who make their first films about the subject they know best.